The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.69% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 2.17% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +23.83%
ISTQB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 15.86% 20.13% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 50
Median daily rate £400 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.69% -29.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.79 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region.

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -3 1 - - 7
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (40.00%) Process Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Pega
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Energy Management
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Energy Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Process Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Pega
1 2 (40.00%) SAP